BBC viewers are getting stuck into one of John le Carré’s spy classics The Night Manager now it has landed on the channel’s catch-up service once again. The six-part series follows the night manager of a hotel who finds himself sucked into the world of organised crime. The drama stars some huge names in its cast – here’s what you need to know about them.
Who stars in The Night Manager?
Jonathan Pine – Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston stars in the leading role of Jonathan Pine, the aforementioned night manager.
He is a former soldier who is drawn into infiltrating the inner circle of suspected arms dealer Richard Roper (played by Hugh Laurie).
Hiddleston is an acclaimed British actor who has had roles in Wallander, Midnight in Paris and The Deep Blue Sea.
However, he is probably best-known for playing Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Jemima “Jed” Marshall – Elizabeth Debicki
Australian actor Elizabeth Debicki plays Dicky’s girlfriend Jemima “Jed” Marshall in the mini-series.
The star is also known for appearing in The Great Gatsby, Guardians of the Galaxy, Widows and Tenet.
Soon she will be taking on the iconic role of Princess Diana in the fifth season of The Crown.
Alexander “Sandy” Langbourne – Alistair Petrie
Alistair Petrie plays Alexander “Sandy” Langbourne in the show, another of Dickie’s associates.
The star is best-known nowadays as headteacher Mr Groff in Sex Education.
Geoffrey Dromgoole – Tobias Menzies
Tobias Menzies plays Geoffrey Dromgoole in the series who tries to shut down the investigation.
Menzies has also played Frank Randall in Outlander and Prince Philip in The Crown.
Joel Steadman – David Harewood
Angela’s co-worker Joel Steadman is played by actor David Harewood.
Harewood is also known for playing David Estes in Homeland and Cyborg Superman in Supergirl.
Frisky – Michael Nardone
Michael Nardone plays Frisky in the show, who is one of Dickie’s bodyguards.
The Scottish actor played Mascius in Rome and DCI Richard Whiteside in River City.
Danny Roper – Noah Jupe
Young actor Noah Jupe plays Dicky’s son Danny Roper in the show.
He has also appeared in A Quiet Place, Ford vs Ferrari and recently in The Undoing.
The Night Manager is available to watch on BBC iPlayer now.